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She projects her deepest feelings into bravura performances. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It capped another bravura performance in a season in which he is reaching new heights. The Sun (2006)This is a piece of bravura acting. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The recital ended with a blazing bravura display. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It is the wit that does the real damage in this bravura display of finely controlled outrage. The Times Literary Supplement (2013)It was a bravura performance from a man who crafted himself as a maverick and remains hugely popular. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It was a bravura performance. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Bale needed a bravura performance against Madrid's most intense rivals. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The Broken Road includes a number of bravura set pieces. The Times Literary Supplement (2013)Yet his bravura display in Australia was no flash in the pan, rather a return to form. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The men erupt in a macho display of technical bravura that builds (to drums) as if they are possessed. Times, Sunday Times (2008)That afternoon she gave a bravura performance in the Commons, as she held back the feelings of hurt and betrayal that she inevitably experienced. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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